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2005-10-24 20:29:30

Early nerve damage caused by repetitive strain injuries can trigger "sick worker" syndrome -- characterized by malaise, fatigue and depression, and often mistaken for poor performance, according to a study by Ann Barr, Ph.D., and Mary Barbe, Ph.D., at Temple University's College of Health Professions. The study, "Increase in inflammatory cytokines in median nerves in a rat model of repetitive motion injury," is published this month in the Journal of Neuroimmunology. Repetitive strain injuries...

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2005-05-07 09:35:00

Too much play time can cause hand injuries, eye strain, experts say HealthDay News -- Video gaming is more popular than ever -- an estimated eight games were sold every second in 2004, according to industry experts. But with that increased interest in flashy graphics and button-mashing comes increased health concerns. Too much gaming can cause repetitive-motion injuries in the hands and arms, doctors say, as well as eye strain. There are even a few non-tech terms referring to the swollen...


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